Reconstruction_student made game
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reconstruction means to.....
What was Abraham Lincoln's goals for reconstruction?
Wanted to preserve the union and end the Civil war ASAP
What were Southerner's goals for reconstruction ?
Wanted to end the war but DIDN'T want their lives to change
What were African American's goals?
Wanted to find their family. Also wanted independence
What was United States Congress's goals?
They wanted to make sure the war was not fought in vain-that slaves would also be free
What was the FREEDMAN'S BUREAU?
gave hospitals food and schools (over 1,00 schools in the south)
What was the 13th amendment?
What was the 14th amendment?
if you were born here you are a citizen
What was the 15th amendment?
all men can vote
What was Radical reconstruction?
Military was placed in the southern states to enforce amendments
Who was General Sherman?
He advocated giving forty acres and maybe a mule to African Americans
What was sharecropping?
former slaves worked the land and received a share of it. This gave them social independence. They could live where and with whom they wanted.
What was a violent terrorist group like...
What does the KKK stand for
Ku Klux Klan
NO ONE likes...
Scalawags and Carpetbaggers
Who was a scalawag?
Southerners who agreed with reconstruction
Who was a Carpetbagger?
Northerners who moved to the south with bags of carpet with their stuff in it
What were the Jim Crow Laws?
To keep races separate
What court case said "separate but equal" was legal?
Plessy vs. Ferguson
Things were not perfect in the north either. African Americans:
-lived in separate neighborhoods
-Last to be hired
-First to be fired
-could vote but had little politics power
Reconstruction happened after which war?
Civil War in the 1800's
Sides of the Civil War
North/Union vs South/Confederacy
Who won the Civil War?
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